In a bizarre incident, a mentally retarded youth beheaded one person at Bhokelikanda under Kalaigaon police station in Udalguri district of Assam on Thursday.
According to sources, the victim Anu Sarania (54) who was sleeping in his house was attacked by the accused Chintu Deka, aged around 18 years with a dao (machete) leaving the victim with grievous injury marks on the shoulder.
Though, the victim Anu Sarania tried to escape, he fell on the ground, when the accused beheaded him.
The accused immediately tried to flee from the scene of crime, but his family members caught hold of him.
Kalaigaon police, on receiving the information of the horrific incident rushed to the spot and took the accused into their custody.
The police also took the body of the victim in their possession and later sent it to Udalguri Civil Hospital for postmortem.